Phillies at Cardinals 5/20/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: St. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date & Time: 5/20/2018, 6:15 PM UTC
Latest Odds: PHI -116 O/U 7.5
TV Channel: FSM

The Philadelphia Phillies (25-17, 2nd NL East) conclude a four-game series on the road against the St. Louis Cardinals (24-18, 3rd NL Central) on Sunday.

The teams have split the first two games leading into Saturday’s game. The Phillies took Thursday’s game 6-2, while the Cardinals returned the favor on Friday by a score of 12-4. Jose Martinez had four hits and five RBIs Friday for St. Louis to lead the rout over the Phillies. Francisco Pena collected three hits including a home run as the Cardinals set a high for the season in hits with 15. Philadelphia shortstop Pedro Florimon pitched a perfect eighth inning for the Phillies in his second appearance on the mound this season. In the ninth Florimon hit a home run for the Phillies in the losing cause.
Odubel Herrera leads the Phillies with a .358 batting average and 54 hits. Carlos Santana leads the team in home runs with eight and Maikel Franco leads in RBIs with 29. Philadelphia has a team batting average of .243, while opposing hitters are averaging .238 at the plate against Phillies pitching. On Sunday, the Phillies will send Aaron Nola to the mound. The right-hander this season is 6-1 with an ERA of 1.99, 51 Ks and 13 BBs.

Jose Martinez leads the Cardinals with a batting average of .320 and team highs in hits with 49 and RBIs with 38. Tommy Pham leads the team in home runs with eight. St. Louis has a team batting average of .236, while opposing hitters are averaging .244 at the plate against Cardinals pitching. St. Louis will send Jake Flaherty to the mound on Sunday. The right-hander this season is 0-1 with an ERA of 2.87, 14 Ks and 6 BBs

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Philadelphia is 5-0 in Nola’s last 5 starts

The UNDER has cashed in 6 of Nola’s last 8 starts

St. Louis is 0-4 in Flaherty’s last 4 starts

The UNDER has cashed in 3 of Flaherty’s last 4 starts

While the Phillies have not fared well in St. Louis, their starter Aaron Nola is on a roll having won five straight starts allowing just 7 earned runs in 35.1 innings. Go with Phillies in this one. Final Score Prediction, Philadelphia Phillies win 7-1.


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